By Tara-Michelle ZiniukOct 31, 2013
What do cabbage rolls, mushroom caps, baked potatoes and turducken have in common? They're all stuffed, or stuff-able! These ideas will get you excited about stuff-ables and stuffings. If you're the getting-messy-in-the-kitchen type, you can get your kids to help you stuff.Photo: Jodi Pudge
Part devilled egg, part tuna salad--these tuna stuffed eggs work as an appetizer, lunch food or potluck contribution. Try them with salmon salad too.
Get the recipe here: Tuna Stuffed Eggs
What could be more delicious than meaty mushrooms? For a vegetarian version, crumble your favourite cheese instead of using sausage (or use T.V.P like this almost-shepherd's pie, if you're looking for a vegan option.) Call the mushroom caps "boats" if you need to and even the most mushroom-hating kids might be convinced to try.
Get the recipe here: Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
It's a party in a pepper! Pick a pepper of your liking and fill it up with rice and veggies. Served with a salad, you have a meal that's hearty and fresh.
Get the recipe here: Confetti Rice Stuffed Peppers
No one can resist miniature foods! Cooked to perfection, the warm, sweet cherry tomatoes will melt into the salty cheeses. Try it with yellow or heirloom tomatoes too.
Get the recipe here: Cheese Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
This meal will be an unexpected treat to whoever is at your table. Use canned, fresh or imitation crab meat, and a pasta sauce of your choosing for a filling and flavourful seafood-stuffed shell.
Get the recipe here: Crab Stuffed Pasta Shells
Fill an acorn squash with grains, fruit and seeds for an irresistible feast. Substitute couscous with quinoa for a wheat-free version.
Get the recipe here: Sweet and Savoury Stuffed Squash